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Tag: "carbon emissions"

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Ross Garnaut: China to reach 'peak coal' for electricity by 2015

Ross Garnaut: China to reach ‘peak coal’ for electricity by 2015

China’s use of coal for electricity could peak as early as next year, then decline until 2020 in a turnaround of “global importance”.

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Shifting to renewable energy can save consumers money

Shifting to renewable energy can save consumers money

Carbon emissions regulations for existing power plants are an opportunity for utility customers to save big with renewable energy.

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Australia's economy will suffer if no action on climate

Australia’s economy will suffer if no action on climate

Australia’s economy faces grave threats from climate change, but even bigger risks if there is no serious effort to cut emissions.

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US climate action - the truth about its 'costs'

US climate action – the truth about its ‘costs’

EPA guidelines quick to attract ire of climate change skeptics and myopic economists who fail to see forest for smog-obscured trees.

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India's energy future: Australian coal or renewable revolution?

India’s energy future: Australian coal or renewable revolution?

The new India leader will need to balance his love of solar with energy demand – but ultimately it will be price that decides role Australia coal.

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8 things to know about Obama's big move on climate

8 things to know about Obama’s big move on climate

On Monday the EPA released its proposed rule to limit the amount of carbon pollution that existing power plants can dump into the atmosphere.

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Carbon offsets can do more environmental harm than good

Carbon offsets can do more environmental harm than good

Globally and across consumer companies, carbon offsets are not only green-washing, but can do more harm than good.

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Palmer United Party needs to go back to school on carbon facts

Palmer United Party needs to go back to school on carbon facts

PUP needs to go back to school as their perception on the scientific consensus of human-caused global warming fails to pass.

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What’s the greenest car? A short guide to vehicle emissions

What’s the greenest car? A short guide to vehicle emissions

A guide to vehicle emissions of four petrol cars and electric vehicles using four different types of electricity (coal, oil, gas and solar).

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Direct Action policy still leaves loopholes open for big polluters

Direct Action policy still leaves loopholes open for big polluters

Abbott’s Direct Action policy could let the few companies that produce the most pollution off the hook as Greg Hunt reaffirms commitment to climate change.

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The 5 key elements of sustainable transport

The 5 key elements of sustainable transport

A great graph on the carbon intensity of travel – from flights to bicycles. And 5 tips on making transport more sustainable.